RAPP Worldwide, part of Omnicom Group, has appointed Gabe Weiss chief strategy officer for the agency’s New York office. Weiss will report to Justin Thomas-Copeland, who was appointed President of the New York office in January.
As part of his remit, Weiss will work on key growth initiatives across the agency’s existing client portfolio as well as on new business efforts.
Weiss joins RAPP from Publicis Groupe’s SapientRazorfish, where he led Digital Customer Experience Transformation for clients including MasterCard and Verizon. Prior to SapientRazorfish, Weiss worked for agencies including MXM, R/GA, and Digitas.
The hire continues a series of new talent for the RAPP network including Mitchell Caplan, chief growth officer, U.S., who joined in December 2016, and Tanya Shepley who joined as SVP, U.S. Healthcare Lead in January 2017.